Daily Archives: September 25, 2006

What’s Wrong With This Picture?

Untitled document Think hard about what this article is saying for a moment. Think hard about the candidates and the description of the campaigns. See if you can identify the problem here. Rival hopes anti-Bush tide will sink Schwarzenegger SACRAMENTO, … Continue reading

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QUAGMIRE!

Untitled document This is now, officially, a quagmire. There is no escaping it, the facts are there for the entire world to see. The body count stands at over 150 civilians each and every day dying in the senseless violence. … Continue reading

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I Feel So Much Safer – Don’t You?

Untitled document Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad assures us that there is no truth to the rumors that Iran is actively trying to acquire atomic weapons. Because everything in the Iranian program is under the ever-vigilant eye of the IAEA. You … Continue reading

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Well, I Guess We Know What Today’s Theme Has Been

Untitled document I've noted before that some of the more, shall we say, odd stories I find out there seem to come in groups. Usually, but by no means always, in threes, for whatever reason. Today, the grouping seems to … Continue reading

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Why Lieberman Has It Right

Untitled document Joe Lieberman gave a speech today to the VFW in Connecticut. It was both a campaign speech and a call for unity. Whether you agree with the war in Iraq or how, why or when it occurred, it … Continue reading

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Launch Fails

Untitled document The UP Aerospace SpaceLoft XL rocket launched today in New Mexico failed to attain altitude, spiraling out of control at about 40,000 feet. The company hopes to salvage the payload since the failed rocket landed within the same … Continue reading

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The Animal Uprising Takes A Really Nasty Turn

Untitled document It's not bad enough that we have alligators pretending to be doormats. There is not enough terror already with thirsty, under-aged, sunburned, bald seals invading up and down the East coast. It's not even enough that we have … Continue reading

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Backfire

Untitled document When the controversy first erupted over the ABC "docudrama" The Path to 9/11, I wrote that I thought Clinton and his defenders had made a horrible miscalculation. I still do. I think, however, that Bill Clinton made an … Continue reading

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Iran Wants Russians To Finish Reactor

Untitled document Iran wants the Russians to finish building the Bushehr reactor project right now. Or they say they will finish it themselves. This does not bode well for the negotiations underway with the EU, I suspect. "In the event … Continue reading

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The Mother Of All Smear Jobs

Untitled document I mentioned the hit piece in Salon earlier. There have been a lot of people who have jumped on this one (Dan Riehl dug up some inconvenient information on the person Salon based the story on.) But the … Continue reading

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Just So MSN IM Users Don’t Feel Left Out

Untitled document I posted last week about a security flaw in AOL's Instant Messaging program that was spreading trojans like wildfire. Well, the hackers didn't want Microsoft IM users to feel left out apparently. MSN IM users have their very own security flaw that … Continue reading

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Still More On The Arizona “9/11 Memorial”

Untitled document AllahPundit has all the inscriptions now. Frankly, these are pretty disturbing. There are things here that stink of moral equivalence and a "blame America" attitude. It is very sad to see this. A million thanks to AZ Patriot, … Continue reading

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THIS Officially Makes Deep-Fried Cricket Sound Good

Untitled document The writer of the BBC story even mentions eating deep-fried cricket at one point in his career. But somehow, I really don't think this is going to catch on anytime soon: A penis restaurant. No, really. That's what … Continue reading

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Fade To Black?

Untitled document Is MSNBC about to go under? Or at least cease to exist as a 24 hour news channel? Speculation is that it may do just that in the near future. The channel has been the perennial cellar-dweller in … Continue reading

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Diplomatic Street Theater

Untitled document I seems that the little "ruckus" that supposedly occurred at Kennedy Airport involving the Venezuelan Foreign Minister, may have been substantially less that Hugo Chavez made it out to be. All the reports I read over the weekend … Continue reading

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